The highest average salaries go to Registered Nurses, who bring in close to approximately $32.11 per hour, though Medical Technologists are not far behind at $26.80 along with Licensed Vocational Nurses (about $24.00) and Certified Nurse Assistants (around $13.15).
Years of Experience
For those who claim five to nine years of work experience, pay on average amounts to $30.67 per hour. The largest slice of the Kingwood Medical Center workforce (32 percent) has been working for one to four years and earns, on average, $22.78 per hour.
Residents of North Houston, Texas pick up paychecks that are higher than any other city — the median salary is around $34.44 per hour; other top-paying cities include Humble, Texas ($30.70) and the company's headquarter city of Houston, Texas ($28.88).
Certifications and Degrees
Monetary compensation comes to about $33.01 per hour for Registered Nurses, far surpassing the earnings of non-credentialed workers. Those with an Associate Degree Nursing (ADN) at Kingwood Medical Center come out on top, and their salaries approach approximately $28.06 per hour.
When it comes to skills, Medicine / Surgery seems to bolster pay the most; employees who claim proficiency also enjoy a median income of $31.04 per hour. Telemetry is considered a run-of-the-mill skill; just under a fourth of Kingwood Medical Center's people use it regularly. Many workers are also familiar with Critical Care, Acute Care, and Quality Assurance / Quality Control.
Women make up the majority of employees who completed the questionnaire for a female-to-male ratio of more than 3 to 1.
Benefits and Perks
Half save up for retirement through a 401(k) plan. Health insurance comes as part of the deal for a strong majority of workers, and a majority of survey participants report receiving dental coverage as well.